Areas of Practice: Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Advisory, Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, Banking and Finance, Employment and Labor Law, Intellectual Property Transactional, Fund, Dispute Resolution, General Corporate Issues.
Mr. Shimizu is an attorney admitted in japan and a registered foreign attorney in Singapore. He is actively involved in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters relating to Singapore and other ASEAN region based on his extensive knowledge and experience obtained through more than ten years' practice as an attorney and legal study abroad. He is always concerned with giving practical advice to international clients, especially japanese companies, with considering the difference in laws and cultures between countries.
Prior to joining Kelvin Chia Partnership, Mr.Shimizu worked for Ozawa & Akiyama, a prestigious law firm in Tokyo, and was involved in merger and acquisitions, venture capital investments, financial regulatory, employment and labor, and various kinds of litigations. Before joining Ozawa & Akiyama, he was an associate at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune in Tokyo and mainly focused on cross border M&A and finance transactions.
Mr.Shimizu graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Law in Japan and the University of Virginia School Of Law in the United States. He also passed the New York State bar examination.